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tells the bbc a u.s. drone strike has killed its leader, one of the world's most wanted men. gunmen opening fire at los angeles national airport, killing a security agent and winning several others. and first moscow, now berlin, former american contractor edward snowden says he will help a u.s. -- a german investigation into u.s. surveillance programs. >> welcome to our viewers on public television in america and also around the globe. a high-ranking taliban official says the leader of the taliban and pakistan has been killed in a u.s. drone strike. the missiles are said to have targeted his house and his car in the north, as a meeting was underway. others, including his brother, are also reported to have died in the attack. richard galpin is following developments from islamabad. i spoke with him just a short time ago. richard, what has been the reactions to the death? >> certainly amongst politicians here in islamabad, particularly the opposition, there has been real dismay about what has happened. some of them describing it as a deliberate attempt by the united states to try to s
.com/nbr. >>> clear for take off, american and u.s. airways settle anti-trust charges and will merge to become the world's largest airline. >>> healthy, new guidelines from the american heart association on the use of stat tants. will it be a game changer? >> happy holidays ahead? reports of earnings over the next couple weeks with a look at the strength of the consumer. that and more for "nightly business report" for tuesday, november 12th. >>> good evening everyone. i'm sue herrera in for system susie gharib. >> i'm tyler mathisen. welcome. the world's biggest airline is about to take off, they settled anti trust charges planning a merger for american airlines and u.s. airways but not before resting concessions aimed as protecting the consumer and making sure the new airline won't be too big. shares of u.s. airways ended about 1% higher, shares of american airlines that began trading on exchange after bankruptcy shot up 26%. let's take a look at what the changes may be in store at the combined airlines and what it means for travelers and investors. >> reporter: with more than 6700 flight as
-winning singer al jarreau. he has used his exceptional ground. find common we are glad you joined us. a conversation with al jarreau coming up. ♪ >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. hiss: al jarreau earned first grammy. he stays on to her. -- on tour. you are never in town long enough for a conversation. debuted, al jarreau was our guest on the first night. it is all because of you that i am here. have nothing to going on. i just love talking to you. >> i just mentioned tavis is a friend of al jarreau. tavis: i want to hear some al jarreau. let's take a clip of al jarreau on to her. -- on tour. ♪ [portuguese singing] i still don't know if have it, but you've still got it. >> you definitely have it. you, tavissaying to for president. wish it uponif i you these days. trying to shut the government down, i don't want no part in that. you are always on the road. you are always in some strange part of the world. you're not tired of all this traveling? >> that part of everyday. everyday is thanks giving for me. i still have an audience, and they
. >> good evening. thanks for joining us. secretary of state john kerry has stopped in egypt. he sought to urge leaders that the united states stands behind its once close ally. >> the united states will continue to provide support that directly benefits the egyptian people in health and scholarships and private sector development and we are continuing assistance to help secure egypt's borders. >> the u.s. recently suspended much of its $1.3 billion military aid package to egypt because of the o ucuster of mohd morsi. it says they are unhappy with the u.s. criticism of egypt's new government, what they consider tepid u.n. support for the syrian rebels and ongoing nuclear negotiations with iran. in iran, the supreme leader ayatollah khamenei offered support for the west about the nuclear program. this comes as conservatives in iran have a conciliatory tone. the discussions between on thursday in geneva. >>> the former national security agency contractor, edward snowden, one former aide to the chancellor said that snowden has done the western world a great service and it's up to us to hel
sreenivasan. >> good evening, thanks for joining us. the central philippines have been devastated by what's being described as one of the strongest storms ever to make landfall. red cross officials estimate 1,200 people have been killed. typhoon hayian ripped through the eastern islands of the philippines. meteorologist said the storm had winds of 200 miles per hour when it came ashore. it crushed buildings, brought down power lines and left roads impassable. widespread flooding after a powerful storm surge. >> devastation is -- i don't have the words for it. it's really horrific. it's great human tragedy. there's no power. by the time the sunsets it's dark and, you know, you're just going to have to make your way to where you can find some shelter. >> filipino officials reported widespread looting in the aftermath of the storm. hayian is now heading towards vietnam where emergency preparations are being made and several hundred,000 people have been evacuated. for an eyewitness account we spoke earlier with a freelance journalist. the vast majority of the casualties occurred there. we ask
. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: the most powerful storm on earth this year has hit the central philippines with sustained winds of nearly 200 miles an hour. thousands of residents were forced to evacuate, and officials warned of catastrophic damage. hours before landfall, the typhoon was already dumping heavy rain. the target area included a province devastated by an earthquake last month. trans fats could soon disappear from the american diet. the food and drug administration wants to ban the artery clogging substance found in processed foods from margarine to cookies to frozen pizza. the f.d.a. says that could prevent nearly 7,000 deaths from heart disease each year. we'll have more on th
and bring us the latest from lady gaga, saw it stocks soar. can they keep the momentum going? twitter takes flight on the new york stock exchange. top tweeters including patrick stewart taking part in the social media phenomenon. one of twitter's founders on the floor of the exchange. the share price soars. simple tool. yet, people have done so many amazing things with it. team has spent the last few weeks of playing to investors why a company which is yet to make a profit will be a great bed. 26 with thisin tweet from one of the founders. than 230 million users ranging from the president celebrating election victory to celebrities like justin bieber telling his followers that of brazil has been incredible. twitter even treated the details of its own share sale but now it has to prove that it is serious business. decided that despite its lack of profits, twitter was worth around $81 billion. a much bigger and profitable social network, facebook, is worth nearly $117 billion. is valued at $160 billion. the u.s. continues to generate .uge web businesses at an event in london, entrepreneurs fr
bard as the first ever heard of commerce. twitter could use information about users's location and interest to offer products ordeals. the big leap will come whenç twitter allows users to link a credit card to their account for one click purchases within twitter. you can say buy a pizza from papa johns or donate to the red cross. this would allow hotels to offer empty rooms and concerts to sell tickets and restaurants to sale tables. >> advertisers could make it easier for people to chance act. that could be another one. that e again, needs a larger base and i think, you know, that needs to be developed. >> this would be a stream line version of twitter and the sink partnership that links credit cards to profiles. twitter could also partner with companies like ebay, etsy or amazon to link accounts without inputting new credit card information. commerce isn't the only way we expect twitter to branch out the the ease i way to ramp up revenue is overseas. 3/4ths of the traffic was international but generated a third of the company's revenue. >> the biggest opportunity right now
't be that expensive. >>> and the global gender gap. where the u.s. ranks. >> the u.s. doesn't fare very well compared to the very rich countries, and in some countries, many poorer countries do better than we do. >>> next on "pbs newshour weekend." >>> "pbs newshour weekend" is made possible by -- . >>> that's why we are your retirement company. additional support is provided by -- and by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. from the tisch studios at lincoln center in new york, hari sreenivasan. >> good evening, thanks for joining us. new cancellations at los angeles international airport day after the fatal shooting of an unarmed airport security officer. some passengers who fled the scene in panic were allowed to return to collect belongings today. an fbi investigation into the incident is under way. the alleged shooter who was wounded in an exchange with authorities was identified as a 23-year-old new jersey man living in los angeles. hours before the incident his family said he sent a text noefg one of his brothers sug
. we are glad you joined us for a conversation with oliver stone coming up right now. ♪ >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: oscar-winning writer, producer and director oliver stone has never shied away from controversy from his screenplay for "midnight express" which won him the first of his three boards. he tackles one of the most controversial stories in america. "jfk was quote has been re- released on blu-ray and in select theaters. realized kennedy was so dangerous to the establishment. is that why? >> that is a real question, isn't it? why? the how and the who is just scenery for the public. -- it keeps, cuba asking theng from most important question. why was kennedy killed? who benefited? who has the power to cover it up? tavis: welcome back, first of all. is there anything about what you 1991 with "jfk" that you have rethought, the regret, that you would do differently? >> i looked at it a few days ago and i feel it is a strong film, especially on the evidence base is, the autopsy, -- on the evidence, the balli
million question. do these planets that orbit their stars in orbits that remind us of the earth, the size of the earth, do they actually have liquid water? >> ifill: those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: the white house spent another day on the defensive today about whether it over- promised on its health care plan. president obama said americans would be able to keep their existing insurance, but insurers are canceling thousands of policies. lawmakers from both parties are now complaining about a process they say is at best unclear and at worst seriously
but this is not your father's kodak or the one you used to know. can it succeed? that and more on "nightly business report" for friday, november 1st. >>> good evening everyone. americans are buying cars, a lot of them in showrooms across the country were bustling in october. despite the government shutdown, october was another month of strong auto sales, proof that the manufacturer in new car sales and trucks are one of the engines powers the economic recovery. each of the big three scored double digit sales gains and much of that on pickup truck. general motors was in the fast lane. sales surged almost 16% at ford sales grew 14% and chrysler they were up 11%. phil la bow joins us from chicago with more on that. it was an amazing month. you know, the headline numbers look fantastic but when you look under the hood there are some numbers that weren't so good like chevy volt numbers, they dropped. what happened? >> that ocho got a lot of attention today, suzy. they dropped 31.7% for the month of october this year compared to october of 2012. gm is quick to point out that october of 2012 was the secon
, the drones they use are not always so selective and often kill innocent civilians, including children. last tuesday, for the first time, drone attack victims testified at a briefing for members of congress. five members showed up. the briefing coincided with the release of a new documentary, "unmanned: america's drone wars," the latest from brave new films, produced and directed by robert greenwald. it tells the story of civilians who have lost their lives to drones and includes the testimony of others. among them, brandon bryant, a former american drone operator who carried out attacks by remote control from a military base in new mexico. >> getting into the drone program was weird. the introduction is like, "this is what we do, we kill people and break things. that is what our job is." and depending on atmospherics, if it was a completely clear day, you'd definitely get a good picture. and depending on how close you were you could probably read the license plate on someone's car. we can see something as simple as people playing a soccer game. we can see individual players, and we can even
. of people have been urged to seek shelter. but some had chosen to stay. filipinos are well used to typhoons. they have had more than 20 this year, but none of them at this strength. and the country is still recovering from an earthquake last month that left hundreds dead and tens of thousands of people living in temporary shelter. today, those same people have to face a super typhoon. the leader has called for the country to come together. >> no storm can bring a united filipino people to its knees. stay my hope that we all safe in the coming days. parts of the central philippines are without power and phone lines are down, and after heavy rain there is a large risk of landslides. >> people across the philippines face a difficult night. the capital manila has avoided the damage, but agencies say that the damage could be unprecedented. one united nations official said hundreds of thousands of homes could have been damaged or destroyed. many families here have lost everything but it may be days before we know the full extent of the damage and the number of lives that were lost. john donaldson
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. we headed into what's left. the soldier with us was a guide, not a guard. the people here could not have been more welcoming as they showed us the horrendous destruction. this location, normally a blessing, was on friday a terrible curse. there's nothing to the east of this town, other than thousands of miles of pacific ocean, and it was from there that the typhoon came. the most powerful storm ever recorded by man first encountered mankind right here and dealt a terrible blow. several people were killed here in a sports center designated as a shelter, a refuge that became a death trap as the typhoon blew the roof in. the monster storm killed at least 85 people. and the survivors still can't quite believe that they lived through it. vincent, what was it like? >> it was like-- it was like eye don't know. it was like sunawmy and earthquake at the same time. it shook all our walls. it took all our roof. it took everything out. we-- we were all wet. we were-- some were dead, because of the walls-- the walls crumbled down. i thought i was never going to see the morning. i thought i w
of the 1979 takeover of the u.s. embassy in tehran. tens of thousands of demonstrators packed the streets in a show of opposition to president rouhani recent open to the u.s. they stomped on the american flag and carried anti-american signs. >> thank god, the rally is more spirited than last year. some people said let's not chant death to america this year. it's not good for us. but the leader has said that it is a good thing for us to chant death to america. the world must see this. >> meanwhile talks over iran's nuclear program are set to resume thursday in geneva. the world bank is out with a study that finds cleaner cooking stoves could save a million lives a year, and slow global warming. the agency says many of the deaths are people in developing countries who cook indoors with wood or coal and breathe in smoke. it says the solution lies in stoves that burn less fuel-- or cleaner fuel-- and cost just a few dollars each. a federal trial began in milwaukee today on wisconsin's voter i.d. law. it's the latest flashpoint in a nationwide battle over such measures. the wisconsin law requi
back buying stocks. >>> thank you for joining us, i'm susie gharib, with the bond markets closed for the veterans day holiday, trading was subdued, still, any trading was up, the index posted its 35th record for this year. the dow added 21 points, the nasdaq went up a fraction, and the s&p added a point. so with the dow at another new high and the s&p 500 just a point away from a new all-time close, where are we in the markets right now? are we in the middle of an extended bull run or on course for a slight pullback. we look at the pros and cons of what could happen next. >> reporter: with just weeks to go before year end, many investors are left wondering what to do about their stocks. should you keep riding this bull wave higher, sell some of your winner, buy stocks now? the responses vary. >> our ages right now are much, much more conservative in this economy. >> i love to see stock go up. >> i bought most of mine at the record lows. >> what has changed in the last year is that i personally just don't trust money managers. >> reporter: the uncertainty doesn't change much when
distressing to show. one identified, but all three as we find a group of men using a lorry taking away the dead. they fill the truck. when we speak to one of them, alexander dosina, he said six of corpses are his own family. his mother his wife and four children. four children you've lost? >> ( translated ): four children, one mother, one wife. >> reporter: it's difficult to comprehend the loss of life, of homes. difficult to understand how people can have faith when they have nothing left. >> ifill: a short time ago, i spoke to save the children's lynnette lim, who rode out the storm in tacloban, and is now in manilla to help coordinate relief efforts. lynnette we know you were in tacloban up until yesterday. tell us what you saw. >> after the storm had struck. everyone was inside and it was just a complete mess everywhere. our entire place was completely blackened. children and the family were coming out. obviously there was nothing much they could do. there was also no food, no water. they were dependent on the government to be able to provide all of the basic necessities but childr
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>> still no admission of the use of crack cocaine despite the fact the toronto police were conducting surveillance on its own mayor. tenuous relationship with the truth was becoming too apparent and today he decided to set the record straight. >> i have smoked crack cocaine. am i an addict? no. i tried it, probably about a year ago. wase have been times when i in a drunken stupor. that is why i want to see the tape. >> what started as comedy turn did sendand may yet into tragedy. rob ford appeared before the media once again fighting back tears, apologizing for his action that made no mention of resigning. >> i sincerely, sincerely, sincerely apologize. >> the mayor has yet to be charged with a crime and says he will be running for reelection next year. news,willis, bbc washington. >> rob portman says it was a difficult day for him. i think it was a difficult day for the people of toronto. rebels have admitted defeat. it ends a bloody this -- has killedthat thousands. revolutionary surrendered after congolese forces, backed by the united nations, recaptured strongholds in the east of
joins us with a break down of the numbers. bertha, i know you've been going through the information. who did succeed in signing up? >> we don't really know. they didn't really give us demographic information. they just basically gave us the numbers of what they saw. in terms of people that actually selected a plan at this point, we're talking about 106,000 and as you mentioned, the majority of those came through the state based exchanges that have been working fairly well, only 26,000, nearly 27,000 managed to select a plan. some of them paid, a lot of them haven't but haven't select add plan through the federal exchange healthcare.gov. as we know, they had a lot of troubles for a lot of people. it's been frustrating. what is interesting is to see the wide variety, more people were able to select a plan on the california exchange than were on the federal exchange and this is just for the first month, some of the states had more updated numbers. in new york, pretty strong numbers, as well, just over 16,000, kentucky which has been fairly good for them, over 5500. but take a look at the st
you could join us for our conversation with edward james olmos and lisagay hamilton coming up right now. ♪ by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. ♪ films thatpendent deal with complex human interaction can often get lost in the push for big-budget movies around here, and one film that i hope does not get lost in the mix is from to time oscar nominated director, john sayles starring edward james olmos and lisagay hamilton about a mother's search for her son in tijuana. and we start with a clip from "go for sisters." >> so? >> i want him back, and if there is anyway, i do not want him to go to jail. juan.s you must still have friends on the local fours. >> no. that is a federal staying. the voice is on the tapes. taking money. you have to be careful who you do favors for. >> sergeant? >> i had to resign. >> i have money. i had such a wonderful conversation on my radio show, ay, and i said we have to talk about this, and i do not normally do that on both mediums, and it was such a powerful story that i thought i would do it. since you are one of the
with insight and with humor. we are glad you have joined us. a conversation with the always wonderful anne lamott emmy up right now. -- coming up right now. ♪ >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: they are the big questions that confront all of us. how to find meaning in chaos, how to start over in the face of devastating loss. how to cope with suffering. lamott began writing "stitiches" following the newtown connecticut shootings. good to have you on this program. >> give me your state of mind after those shootings. stunned, i was speechless. i felt i did not understand how we would go on from there because what i teach my children , they are loved and chosen and safe. i would say who is wearing a black suit with a lewd tie with white stripes? ok, you are loved and chosen. you are safe. how can you tell children after -- that after 20 of their fears have been slaughtered by someone who have -- has one of the 3 million guns in this country. i thought it would show up and tell them i am 59 and the light still shines in the darkness and not on
so the thirsty country will har something they can take away from him. >> rose: we return from u.s. politics to pakastani politics and husain haqqani. >> but i think that during the visit with president obama, mr. sharif attempted to try to create a sort of a new basis for partnership, and the americans obliged, approved $1.3 billion, et cetera,ut is the old pattern and in that old pattern things will not move smoothly, the americans think that just by giving aid they will get pakistan to change. that won't happen. and the pakastanis think they can continue to tap the american treasury without changing, and i don't see that happeningither. so what we will see is fits and starts on certain things pakasta leaders will be cooperative and hers they won't. >> rose: we conclude this evening with pavel khodorkovsky, the son o the former russian billionaire now in prison. >> my father sees himself as a person who went back to russia out of principle. he knew perfectly well that he would be arrested. he sees himself as a person who went to jail because of his convictions. whether in the lon
group the islamic state of iraq and greater syria operating in both countries, joining us for the conversation about iraq today in washington, d.c., david ignatius, the of the washington post, robin wright a joint in the institute of basis and woodrow wilson center, stanford, fouad ajami is a fellow senior at the hoover institute. >> and dexter filkins of the new yorker magazine, i am pleased to have all of them to have this discussion. what is going on in washington and the conversation between the prime minister of iraq and the president of the united states, fouad? >> to be honest with you, charlie, i wouldn't have given mr. maliki the meeting with president obama, i think it was a mistake. the idea you have this man now running for a third term in iraq. he had a term in 2006 as a compromise candidate, he then had another term in 2010 as a prime minister, when he was in the top vote recipient, he subverted the process and he then put himself forth for a third term in 2014. this is part of his campaign, and there is something -- he is a lucky man, in order to run for thi
. >> no more excuses. just give us the truth. >> and the nuclear deal with iran? >> are we better off? and then we have an automatic military confrontation. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> questions -- did republican governor chris christie big win mean he is the odds on favorite for 2016? will republicans be able to patch up their differences before then? was terry mcauliffe's victory in virginia a warning for the tea party? or was the narrowness of his win attributable to the miserable obamacare rollout? did victories by populist democrats in new york and boston indicate the debate over income and equality will dominate our politics for the next few election cycles? let's start with virginia. terry mcauliffe had a pretty good lead going into the election. it turned out to be much closer than anticipated. here are some thoughts. >> i was not a fan of either candidate. >> i think people are split everywhere. i do not think it is virginia. i think it is everywhere. >> what did the results tell us, charles? >> i think the narrowing of the gap was pro
don't mean just... it's not going to be what i used to do, is it? and it's okay, really. 'cause... i could have died. kurt... you don't need to keep on coming. i've got henrik and sanna. sure, yeah, yeah, yeah, i mean... it's time for everybody to get on with life. okay? yeah, yeah. new beginnings. do you need any help getting... no. okay, i'll just, uh... yeah. i'll see you. thanks, kurt. yeah. (dog whining) wallander: yes, yes, yes. i'm coming, coming, coming. good boy, good boy, you are. good boy. mr. smelly-smelly. oh, yes, yes. let me put the lights on, put the lights on. yeah. how are you? how are you? have you behaved yourself? no, you haven't behaved yourself. look at all this. did you knock this water bottle over again? what's all that about, eh? what's all that about? you're a big mess maker, you are. you're a big mess maker. come here. anna? anna, is that you? you okay? come in. come in. (breath trembling) are you sure you're all right? i hope that dog didn't scare you. can i get you some water or something or...? are you looking for linda? because she got married actually
or there is a, but the performance in the key subject areas. >> math and science, we can use some mathematicians. clearly in my children. my wife homeschools. we got them into music and immediately, all of their subjects got better. unfortunately, it means everything and one of the first things to go as the music program. -- is the music program. tavis: why did you choose to homeschool? >> we are church people. we are believers. we wanted to make sure that our .hildren were specially guided you don't get that in schools. good at it.ery i don't think it is for everybody. if you are not good, you can hire other people to help you do it. my boy, they told us he is going to struggle. in kindergarten. now he is in the engineering program at asu. my daughter is a high school student at community college. she homeschooled until she was 17. it has really paid off for us. they have a firm foundation. take me back and tell me how you started getting so proficient. >> i started out as an oboe player. i went to berkeley high school in berkeley, california. i went off to college. you know, i wanted to play r
with us. >> thank you, tyler. >> terrific to have you here. jobs today, obviously the economic growth numbers yesterday. how stock is the economy in your view now and is it strong enough for the federal reserve to dial back on bond purchases? >> i certainly believe it's strong enough to just weather the federal reserve. i mean, our theme for our investors throughout the year is that despite the head winds the u.s. economy faces is that it's resiliency may be under estimated and today's jobs report under scores that sort of theme, despite the head winds, the private sector in particular is weathering those forces very well, and so i would expect more positive formative news on the labor market front over the next several months. so i think that clearly brings into focus a federal reserve that is beginning it's tapering program. >> you know, joe, the other aspect of it, though, the participation rate dropped so dramatically. does that worry you at all, and might it concern the fed enough they hesitate to pull back because people are leaving, they are discouraged? >> it does. i mean, it'
on him, wanted to use him and the progressive err are a so i decide i will have a bigger cast of characters, taft i had an extraordinary friendship i didn't know about and the journal lists are essential to the progressive area so i widened my group of people so hopefully it could be a fresh look. >> rose: so it really is about their relationship to these journalists, these enormous steps of lincoln. >> all wrote for one magazine. >> sam mcclure who they consider his magazine mcclure the van gawrd of the progressive movement, fabulous, colorful, kind of like teddy, manic and at times and would be in as asylums at time. they are all at this place, they all are comrades, and they create enormous impact, because they mobilize the country to allow teddy roosevelt to pressure a reluctant congress to get something done. >> rose: when did -- when did teddy roosevelt and william howard taft first meet?. they first meet when the they are in their thirties in washington, teddy is civil service commissioner and taft is solicitor-general, they lived in the same part of washington, and th
.com/nbr. >>> good news, bad maets, stocks sell off sharply after a stronger than expected growth on u.s. economic growth. could the economy prompt the fed to cut back on stimulus sooner? >>> twitter takes off, shares drop 73% in the debut but does money losing twitter deserve more. >>> disney's profits beat forecast on strong theme park results. can the entertainment giant keep it up? that and more tonight on "nightly business report" for thursday, november 7th, 2013. >>> good evening everyone on this very busy day. i'm ter ylmathisen. >> i'm sue herrera in this week for susie gharibment wall street was a twitter over twitter today. we'll get to that in just a second. first, stocks sold off following a stronger than expected report on economic report that stokes fears the federal reserve may pull back. it rose 2.8%, expectations 2% and coupled that with a drop in u.s. unemployment claims as everybody waits for the job's report tomorrow anyou have a sell off. the dow falling 1% or 15 three points to 15,593, a weak text sector on the nasdaq dragging that nasdaqown 74 points and the s&p slid 23. >>
, but these are the biggest in decades. tens of thousands of supporters of hardliners rallied to spew alsool on the u.s., but proposed negotiations with the west. >> there are protests every year on this anniversary. why were these ones so much bigger? is, theimple reason hardliners have been calling for a massive show of support. there is a conservative some would consider a hardliner in power. this is the first year in several years the conservatives are in the opposition. they have been fighting america for so long. this president says he might want to enter directly negotiations with the united states. his opponents feel like they have their backs against the wall. how do they respond? they bring thousands of their supporters out onto the street. >> if you are watching these protests from washington, does it make you think that president rouhani's room for maneuver is perhaps not very great? >> that is a very good question. asdoes show the opposition he tries to push through reforms domestically as well. do not forget, before president ahmadinejad, there was another reformer in power. he encountere
. >> woodruff: the u.s. economy turned in surprisingly strong jobs numbers for october. the labor department reported today that employers added 204,000 positions despite the partial government shutdown. at the same time, the unemployment rate ticked up a tenth to 7.3%. paul solman will have more on the numbers and what they mean right after the news summary. wall street shot higher on the jobs report, led by bank stocks. the dow jones industrial average gained more than 167 points to close well over 15,761, another record high. the nasdaq rose nearly 62 points to close at 3,919. for the week, the dow gained nearly 1%, the nasdaq fell 0.1%. the head of the international monetary fund says the global economic recovery still isn't strong enough. it agreed to pay a record $1.8 billion in dispiens forfeitures to settle charges it allowed insider trading. the company formally entered the plea in court in new york. the head of the international monetary fund says the global economic recovery still isn't strong enough. christine lagarde spoke today in paris after addressing leaders of world financi
on us all. did you help jannek langås kill himself? i just need to be left. i just need to get on with things in my own way. lennart: i'm afraid that's not going to happen. why did you come out to see me, anna? i was... about what jannek did. yeah, and you were upset, and you wanted to talk to me. talk to us now. talk to us, anna. stay here. kurt? she's failed to report a crime. she's harbored a criminal. she possibly assisted him. we can charge her. look, she's a victim in all of this. look, i don't think we're going to get anywhere by keeping her here. why don't we let her go? wallander: why don't we watch her? why don't we watch the house? i'm sure that she'll lead us to the others. (shuts off engine) you spoke about your dad when you came out to me the other night. i don't need to know about my dad. i think your father was a very misguided man. stop it. you're not honoring him by living like this. what do you believe in? do you actually believe in anything? linda's pregnant. "your grandchildren are the crown of the aged, and the glory of children is their fathers." you can
with a meeting with president obama and others. the pedester booked his appearance on our program and called us this morning and said he could not be there because of scheduling conflicts. we hope he will come to this program another time. we will do a program either tomorrow night or next week about iraq and the united states, and iraq's relationship with iran. tonight, ricardo salinas and costa-gavras next. captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. on. >> rose: ricardo salinas is here. he's the ceo of group owe salinas. in 1987 he took over his family business which operates shops and electronics. it extenned dramatically under his leadership and has more than 2-bgsz 800 outlets and provides loans at 12.5 million account hoards. found television azteca in 1993 and wrote mexico's television monopoly. he owns half of the third largest wireless telecommunication company in mexico. all of this has helped him become one of the richest men in the world close to $10 billion. i'm pleased to have him here at this table for the first time. wel
that connects us. >> the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: the president of the philippines announced today the typhoon death toll may end up between 2,000 and 2,500, far below earlier estimates. but it was little comfort to thousands of survivors, especially in tacloban, the city virtually destroyed by the storm. they grew ever more desperate, mobbing relief planes and pleading for help. we have two reports from independent television news, beginning with angus walker, who's in tacloban. >> reporter: in the ruins and the rain, survivors are now trying to rebuild their lives, but the misery goes on. "what's happening to my country? we have no food. help is not coming," she says. in the search for food and water, looting is often the only option. he peeks over the w
where he would come back to talk to us and we would pretend to be asleep because we spent the day talking to him but now the theeld is so absolute, 500 long interviews, not short interviews and part of why we were able to get stories that don't come out during the campaign is because it takes a lot of interviews and a lot of matching up interviews and going back to people and cross-checking to get the kind of behind the scenes, so it is not cash it is not possible to, impossible to get little bits of it but if you want to tell the whole story you need time doing it and that is not possible with the demands of daily journalism. >> rose: is it easier because you have done it before and they say here comes halperin and heilemann and they know the book will get a real reception and they want to make damned sure their story, their perspective, their side of the story is told? >> you know, we worked on the last. >> rose: and not report it the next day. >> well there is that, we worked on the last book and we did -- we worked on it for a shorter period of time and did fewer interviews wi
around the country also used direct initiatives to make their voices heard. in washington state, a measure to require the labeling of genetically-modified food was defeated, and an effort to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour in the seattle suburb of seatac was on its way to approval. official results will not be certified until later this month. in colorado, voters agreed to a 25% tax on recreational marijuana, but they balked at raising income taxes to expand school funding. tuesday's voting also sounded the likely death knell for the houston astrodome. it may be headed for demolition after supporters lost on a bond proposal to convert it to a convention site. >> woodruff: for more on the contests in virginia and new jersey, we turn to jonathan martin of the "new york times." he joined me a short time ago from their newsroom. jonathan martin, welcome. and let's start with virginia since that's a state that's lately been reflecting the way the whole country goes. terry mccauliffe, former democratic party chair, takes the governor's seat away from the republicans. what-- what
it closely for us. thank you so much. for more head to our website, nbr.com. >>> still ahead, one day after sac's guilty plea and j and j's bien fine, they examine how much responsibility a ceo should take when something goes wrong at the company he or she runs. >>> by now, just about every one has heard about twitter's initial public stock offering later this week. but twitter is not alone. 15 other companies are currently having ipos this week, the most for any week since 2006. among the companies going public, barracuda networks that provides internet security and storage and the web developer wicks.com. >>> two more days until twitter goes public and in regulatory filings for it's ipo the micro blogging company that has yet to turn a profit laid out more than 30 pages of risks that that business faces. so if you're thinking of investing, how risky is twitter for your money? kayla has that story. >> reporter: in risk, no reward and that being uttered as twitter goes public. main streets buzzing about it, wall street clambering for it despite warnings risks could lay ahead. from common to
people is to scrap this law once and for all. >> john harwood joins us now from washington with more on this. you know, john, a lot of people wondering and questioning today, can president obama make these rule changes? i mean, after all the affordable care act is the law. does congress at some point have to vote on this? i mean, talk us through how the process will work. >> well, first of all, susie, i think the thing to remember about this is this is mostly about the president trying to provide political cover for democrats and for himself to buy time until the exchanges are going to work. the website will be fixed. he's not compelling any changes, and he's not giving a huge new grant of authority to states. what he's doing is saying that if state insurance commissioners and insurance companies want to extend policies further, they can, but the reality is that most of them don't want to because they want to move into the new world of insurance under the affordable care act. it is not clear how much this will change. it may extend some policies and at the very latest unless there's
written about those callednces in a new book "wild tales." we are glad you have joined us. a conversation with graham nash coming up right now. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. cofounder of crosby stills and nash, graham nash has been at the forefront of rock music. he has written a few more experiences, good and bad. quick reminder of how great those harmonies are. singinga clip of them "wooden ships." ♪ ♪ tavis: i guess one would expect a book written by a rock 'n roll star to have the obligatory chapters about sex and drugs. to be sure, that exists in the book. i expect in conversations that get to that.y will i will leave it to the other show host to dig that up. i don't know if we have the front and the back cover. contemporary graham nash. there is a fascinating and heartbreaking story in this book about how you got introduced to the camera. your father turned you onto the camera and found himself imprisoned because of a camera and it had a profound impact on your life. tell me more about the camera story. >> he was a poor and hard- w
was reportedly killed today by a u.s. drone strike. good evening, i'm judy woodruff. also ahead on the program, a swarm of big-name politicians invade virginia, as a bitter race for governor hits the homestretch. >> from day one, it was all about how the other side was unfit to govern. and in some ways, what's happening, i think, is that voters, at least some of them, are starting to agree with both campaigns. >> woodruff: and it's friday. mark shields and david brooks are here to analyze the week's news. those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's "pbs newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> my customers can shop around; see who does good work and compare costs. it can also work that way with healthcare. with united healthcare, i get information on quality ratings of doctors, treatment options and estimates for how much i'll pay. that helps me and my guys make informed decisions. i don't like guesses with my business and definitely not with our health. that's health in numbers. united healthcare. >> support also comes from carnegie corporat
the ferreiras owe me, - for using my cars as taxis. - will do. to the penny, billy. can i trust you to do that? - i meant what i said. - good. i won't let you down again. jake, do you want blinis or tapas? - what? - for tonight. - you're splashing out. - i know how important this is to you. i thought champagne... just for the toast. that should please the birthday girl, right? yeah, hope so. um, tell you what... - i might just pop round and see what she prefers. - right. you're going up in the world. you'll be sweeping the floors next. well, if that's what johnny wants, then that's what i'll do. nice try, but it ain't gonna make you any more important to him. - only there's a pecking order and i'm at the top of it. - dream on. careful, 'cause your orders'll be coming from me soon enough. don't get ahead of yourself, dan, there's a good boy. - that's told you, ain't it? - don't make no difference. 'cause johnny still sees me as his future. - ( snickers ) you're not going anywhere, mate. - yeah, i am. i know it... and more important, johnny knows it. - and he's told you that, has he? - he don't
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